Wake County Probate Records

Search for Wake County NC probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Wake County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Wake County NC. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Wake County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Wake County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Wake County probate records through a searchable database.

Garner Clerk Garner NC 900 7th Avenue 27529 919-773-4406

Holly Springs Town Clerk Holly Springs NC 128 South Main Street 27540 919-557-3900

Morrisville Town Clerk Morrisville NC 100 Town Hall Drive 27560 919-463-6151

North Carolina State Clerk Raleigh NC 2 East Morgan Street 27601 919-831-5700

Wake County Clerk Raleigh NC PO Box 550 27602 919-856-5565

Wake Forest Town Clerk Wake Forest NC 401 Elm Avenue 27587 919-554-6190


Wake County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Wake County NC. This may include Wake County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Wake County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Wake County probate records through searchable databases.

North Carolina Archive Raleigh NC 109 East Jones Street 27601 252-830-6583

North Carolina State Government Records Archive Raleigh NC 215 North Blount Street 27601 919-807-7350

North Carolina State Vital Records Archive Raleigh NC 225 North Mc Dowell Street 27603 919-733-3526

Raleigh Archive Raleigh NC 120 West Lane Street 27603 919-733-3209

Raleigh Land Records Archive Raleigh NC 219 Fayetteville Street 27601 919-807-2206

Wake County Vital Records Archive Raleigh NC 300 South Salisbury Street 27601 919-856-5218


Wake County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Wake County NC. During a Wake County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Wake County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Wake County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Wake County probate records.

Raleigh Traffic Court Raleigh NC 316 Fayetteville Street 27601 919-792-4300

Wake County Court Raleigh NC 2 East Morgan Street 27601 919-792-4000

Wake District Court Raleigh NC 316 Fayetteville Street 27601